Urban foodies like to think the food in their supermarket has been grown chemical-free and fresh picked by a farmer.  |  File photo

Rural romanticism and ‘natural’ food

The proliferation on our grocery shelves of food with “natural” claims shows no sign of abating. With the growing recognition that organic food is not any safer, tastier, more nutritious or more sustainable, despite the higher price, consumers now want food that is produced the old-fashioned way on the small family farm. That’s because consumers […] Read more